Sea bass with apple, fennel and celery

4
40 minutes

Ingredients

Seafood

  • 320g of sea bass, cut into 4 even portions
  • 4 red prawns, cleaned and halved
  • 2 scallops, cleaned and roe removed, cut into slices
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, preferably from Cervia
  • Sarawak black pepper

Sauce

  • 1 celery stick, choped into segments
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 fennel bulb, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 lemon, chopped into chunks

Garnish

  • 1 handful of shiso cress leaves
  • 20g of bottarga, tuna, grated

Method

1
Preheat a water bath to 80°C
2
Place the sea bass portions in individual vacuum bags with a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Seal in a chamber sealer and cook for 7 minutes
  • 320g of sea bass, cut into 4 even portions
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, preferably from Cervia
  • Sarawak black pepper
3
Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. Blitz together the celery, apple, fennel and lemon in a blender until smooth and pass through a fine sieve to leave a fine sauce
  • 1 celery stick, choped into segments
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 fennel bulb, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 lemon, chopped into chunks
4
To serve, divide the sauce between 4 deep serving plates. Remove the sea bass pieces from the bags and place in the middle of each plate, topping with pieces of prawn and scallop. Season with salt and pepper, then garnish with shiso, a little bottarga and a drizzle of olive oil
  • 4 red prawns, cleaned and cut lengthways
  • 2 scallops, cleaned and roe removed, cut into slices
  • 1 handful of shiso leaves
  • 20g of bottarga, tuna, grated
  • Sarawak black pepper
  • salt, preferably from Cervia
  • extra virgin olive oil